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Best 1080p short-throw projector?

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What's the best value 1080p short-throw projector? The BenQ W1080ST looks quite good?

 

I will have 3 projecting onto a 180 degree 2m curved screen.

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Yes, but the w1080st may not be ST enough to have 3x work well....the throw ratio is 0.69

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Have you tried using a projector on a curved surface before?

 

No I havent.

 

 

Yes, but the w1080st may not be ST enough to have 3x work well....the throw ratio is 0.69

 

Are there shorter 1080P ones?

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No I havent.

 

 

Well the reason I ask is because I used to have a projector for my flight sim. I noticed that the projector, and probably most projectors, are designed to display on a flat surface. I noticed if I walked up to the screen and curved it by pulling on the edge a little, then the image would be out of focus at that edge.

 

I remember that some guy was working on a project where he was going to reflect the projector image off a curved mirror so it would display on a curved screen, but I'm not sure if he ever finished. If I find that website, I'll post the link.

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Well the reason I ask is because I used to have a projector for my flight sim. I noticed that the projector, and probably most projectors, are designed to display on a flat surface. I noticed if I walked up to the screen and curved it by pulling on the edge a little, then the image would be out of focus at that edge.

 

I remember that some guy was working on a project where he was going to reflect the projector image off a curved mirror so it would display on a curved screen, but I'm not sure if he ever finished. If I find that website, I'll post the link.

 

google idome or work by paul bourke.

 

3 projectors is going to be expensive.

 

Do you guys think 1 1080p ST projector with one curve screen will work well? 

 

You can do about a ~120 degree FOV with FSX. I recently went to Flight Sim KL and flew on their one projector jetmax system -- not too bad at all.

 

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